Sous Chef

  • Grouse Mountain
  • Other
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 6400 Nancy Greene Way North Vancouver
  • 2 position available
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on October 31, 2023

Job Description

Job Title: Sous Chef
Location: North Vancouver
Department: Food & Beverage
Reports to: Executive Chef
Role Status: Full time permanent.

Located just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Grouse Mountain features unparalleled panoramic views of the city, sea, and surrounding area.

Grouse Mountain welcomes 1.3 million guests annually and offers a true four-season resort experience through a wide range of attractions and activities for all ages and ability levels. Along with a variety of dining and retail options, the resort has a broad appeal to both locals and visitors alike.

Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment with a world of career opportunity. Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain’s renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver’s premier mountain resort. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing and snowboarding) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

Scope of the role:

Execution of culinary operations as per Grouse Mountain’s standards while maintaining labour and food costs. Ability to manage and lead culinary teams and ensure they are following food safe practices and recipes. Work with the Executive Chef in all other aspects of operations during off season.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

Ensure the smooth operation the kitchen, and all facets of the culinary operation.
Responsible for providing the full range of supervisory duties including coaching, orientation training, probationary reports, performance evaluations, etc.
Responsible for the kitchen operations within the parameter of the profit plan; maintaining labour & food costs within monthly targets.
Responsible for forecasting staff levels proportional to business levels.
Responsible for the menu development, costing and implementation in accordance with the Executive Chef.
Responsible for maintaining standard of food quality in accordance with the Head Chef.
Knowledgeable in all aspects of Grouse Mountain food operations and ability to prep and execute food in these operations.
Requisitioning all applicable product through Provision Master.
Ensuring appropriate levels of inventory and its utilization.
Ensuring prescribe level of hygiene, order and cleanliness in kitchen and related areas as per Provincial standards, food safe and Grouse Mountain guide lines
Ensuring all staff meet Food Safety certification standards and follow practices as per Provincial standards
Monitoring kitchen equipment performance and reporting repair needs to Executive Chef
Maintaining and inspiring professional conduct and etiquette.
Other duties as required

Responsibilities & Qualifications

A minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in a culinary leadership position
Completion of secondary school required
Completion of a three-year apprenticeship program for cooks or completion of college or other program in cooking or several years of commercial cooking experience are preferred
Level 01 Food Safe certificate required; Level 02 Food Safe certificate preferred
Ability to motivate, retain and develop staff
Ability to handle challenges of a kitchen environment
Exceptionally organized and able to multitask/coordinate multiple function activity
Excellent communication and writing skills
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
Flexible work hours; including evening closing shifts, weekends and holidays

The prior statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Northland Properties is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

At Northland Properties, we are committed to building a network of talented professionals who can help to provide exceptional hospitality experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we are constantly seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join us in various fields, including Construction, Finance, IT, HR, Marketing, and Support Center. To join our dedicated team and be a part of our thriving hospitality community, explore the exciting career opportunities available at


48,000 - 60,000 + gratuities

Other Perks/Benefits

All positions are eligible for the following benefits and perks: Free Seasonal Access Pass Discounts at the resort’s restaurants, retail, and rental outlets Referral Bonus Program Public Transit subsidies Free or discounted lift tickets at many other resorts (winter/summer) Access to free Employee and Family Assistance Program Excellent training and professional development Northland Properties friends and family discounts program including hotels, restaurants, and recreation. Full-time, year-round positions are also eligible for these: Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans RRSP matching plan after 1 year of service Free access passes for dependents

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